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eMail Address set assisting program

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237854D
Publication Date: 2014-Jul-17
Document File: 1 page(s) / 31K

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Abstract

In a business context, it is very import to use "To" and "Cc" appropriately in emails. For example, if you are included in an email thread having multiple addressees and try to use the "replay all" function to a mail, only the original sender will be set in "To" and all others are set in "Cc". This could cause you undedirable situation, in which you might want to set a certain person in "To", not in "Cc". To chenge it to what you want, you need to manually edit the addressees in "To" and "Cc". which may involve an error and misaddress. This idea helps you to use properly "To" and "Cc" in emails without any manual edits, such as Copy and Paste.

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eMail Address set assisting program


In a business context, it is very import to use "To" and "Cc" appropriately in emails. For example, if you are included in an email thread having multiple addressees and try to use the "replay all" function to a mail, only the original sender will be set in "To" and all others are set in "Cc". This could cause you undedirable situation, in which you might want to set a certain person in "To", not in "Cc". To chenge it to what you want, you need to manually edit the addressees in "To" and "Cc". which may involve an error and misaddress. This idea helps you to use properly "To" and "Cc" in emails without any manual edits, such as Copy and Paste.

This invention works as follows. .


1) The invented method first generates a name list of addresses from "To" and "Cc" fields. Additional information such as Company name, Section name and/or Job titles can be included in the list by referring an address book.


2) This method scans a body of the email and searches for any name in the name list for the body. The scan is done only for a newly written part by referring the phrases such as "ABC wrote" or "Forwarded by". If any name is found, this method will estimate the person should be set in "To" by linguistics analysis. For example, a person's name (e.g. Mr. X) which is on the top of the email body with no corresponding verb should be set to "To".

Hi, [Name of person X],

By CC to [Name of person Y],


3) After scanning the body, all persons...